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“Into A Wyld Forest”: The Forest As An Ideological Space In Middle English Metrical Arthurian Romances
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-07-30)
The aim of this dissertation is to analyse the forest employed in Middle English metrical Arthurian romances as an ideological space. Through examining the Arthurian knights’ and the non-knights’ adventures, challenges, ...
“Words as Bearers of History” : Testimony and Trauma in Seamus Heaney's Early Poetry
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-11-18)
This study argues that in Seamus Heaney’s early poetry there is a paradoxical attitude towards the therapeutic function of the act of bearing witness to trauma. Heaney’s early collections, Wintering Out (1972), North (1975) ...
The Agency and Recognition of Animals in the First World War and Its Aftermath in Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse and Megan Rix’s A Soldier’s Friend
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-07-01)
This thesis aims to discuss the contribution of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse (1982) and Megan Rix’s A Soldier’s Friend (2014), both portraying animal characters in leading roles, towards the recognition of the actions ...
The Changing Face of Dystopia Represented in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and Terry Gilliam’s Brazil: A Cultural Materialist Study
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019)
One of Raymond Williams’ biggest contributions to the field of cultural studies is his development of cultural materialism and his introduction of a new way of thinking historically about culture. Describing culture as “a ...
Reading Ian McMillan as a Postmodern British Poet
(Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2019-07-06)
British poetry that is produced after 1960s coincides with the same period when postmodernism as a philosophical attitude dominated all fields of life and especially literature. The British poet Ian McMillan’s poetry is ...